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Published: 11 February 2020

696 Pages


ISBN: 9780190310561

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New Edition


Reading, Writing and Children's Literature

Sixth Edition

Gordon Winch, Rosemary Ross Johnston, Paul March, Leslie Ljungdahl, and Marcelle Holliday

  • Comprehensive
  • Fully updated
  • Easy to read

New to this Edition:

  • Case studies at the start of each chapter give an introduction to chapter discussion and share practical ideas.
  • Issues for discussion encourage pre-service teachers to reflect on what they have learned in the chapter. These can also be used for tutorial activities.
  • In the classroom activities have been updated with current examples to provide relevant real-world examples.
  • Literacy across the curriculum and Ideas bank provide examples of how literacy can be taught in different areas of the curriculum, including science, assessment, health and physical education, and visual literacy.
  • A new chapter on Sustainability and a revised chapter on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Asia address the cross-curriculum priorities.
  • The updated Oxford Wordlist, which includes the 500 most frequently used words by children in their first three years of school.

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